Official Army Register of the Volunteer Force
of the United States Army
for the Years 1861, ’62, ’63, ’64, ’65.
Published by Order of the Secretary of War,
in Compliance with the Joint Resolution of the Senate
and House of Representatives, approved March 2, 1865.
Adjutant General’s Office, Washington, August 31, 1865, pp. 1-2.
(This battery was organized at Indianapolis, Ind.,
November 22, 1861, to serve three years.
The original members (except veterans) were mustered out November 26, 1864,
by reason of expiration of term of service, and the veterans
and recruits transferred to the 7th Indiana battery.)
(The official list of battles in which this battery
bore an honorable part is not yet published in orders.)
1 Aug., 64
16 Nov., 63
Jacob F. Ellison
1 July, 63
Daniel H. Chandler
1 July, 64
First Lieut. Henry Rankin
September 9, 1863.
Second Lieut. Gordon Simons
November 30, 1862.
Second Lieut. Mundy Allen
April 20, 1863.
Captain Peter Simonson
Killed in action near Marietta, Ga., June 16, 1864.
This roster of officers is given as it stood on the day of muster out.
Information obtained at the National Archives, Washington, DC
Contributed by: Mark Anderson
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